Jen Tough Gallery

Tamera Avery has won First Place in the Crocker-Kinglsey Competition

Jen Tough Hemsley
Winter's End  , Oil on Canvas, 84" x 68"

Winter's End, Oil on Canvas, 84" x 68"

Gallery Artist Tamera Avery was awarded first place in the very prestigious Crocker-Kingsley competition, juried by David Pagel, art critic at the Los Angeles Times. So honored to work with her!

We will be exhibiting Tamera’s work in our next San Francisco popup WILD THINGS, Feb 8, 9 and 10 @ 1599 Tennessee St, reception Sat Feb 9, 5:00-7:00

“Every two years the Kingsley Art Club sponsors the Crocker-Kingsley Competition to choose the best of emerging and established California's artists. Partnering with the Kingsley Art Club in sponsoring this, the 79th biennial Crocker-Kingsley Competition, 2019, is Blue Line Arts of Roseville.

From the over 1900 entries, Pagel has selected 80 finalists whose works will be exhibited in the gallery of Blue Line Arts (until February 23) and from these, has selected the five winners of the Crocker-Kingsley Prizes.

From March 3 - May 5, 2019, five works selected from the finalists by the Crocker Curators will be on exhibit at the Crocker Art Museum.  

Famous winners of the Crocker-Kingsley Competition in the past include Robert Arneson, Kathryn Uhl Ball, Elmer Bischoff, Fred Dalkey, Robert Else, David Gilhooly, Ralph Goings, Gregory Kondos, Roland Petersen, Mel Ramos, Ruth Rippon, Jerald Silva, Fritz Scholder, and Wayne Thiebaud.”